The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 244 239 301
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +62
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 542 616 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.21% 1.25% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.49% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 455 484 319
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37789 41316 37725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.62% 83.63% 82.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31546 33827 31459
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,457 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -22 53 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Bromley +20 6 £60,000 -4.00%
Harrow +4 5 £27,500 -52.99%
Sidcup 0 2 £50,000 +3.09%
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Chessington - 2 £35,000 -
Croydon - 2 £61,250 - 1
Ealing - 2 £52,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £25,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 782 (80.54%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (40.16%) Scrum
3 228 (23.48%) E-Commerce
3 228 (23.48%) QA
4 225 (23.17%) Business Analysis
5 207 (21.32%) Retail
6 205 (21.11%) Use Case
7 187 (19.26%) SQL
8 184 (18.95%) Finance
8 184 (18.95%) User Experience
9 161 (16.58%) Project Management
10 156 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
11 136 (14.01%) TDD
12 135 (13.90%) JavaScript
13 134 (13.80%) Waterfall
14 131 (13.49%) HTML
14 131 (13.49%) Java
14 131 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
15 123 (12.67%) BDD
16 111 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
17 108 (11.12%) Marketing
18 107 (11.02%) UML
19 106 (10.92%) JIRA
20 104 (10.71%) ISEB
21 103 (10.61%) CSS
21 103 (10.61%) Software Delivery
22 101 (10.40%) Banking
23 99 (10.20%) Telecoms
24 98 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
25 96 (9.89%) XML

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (3.91%) CMS
2 37 (3.81%) Confluence
3 32 (3.30%) Apache Pig
4 23 (2.37%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.44%) JBoss
7 8 (0.82%) Node.js
8 7 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.51%) Mule
9 5 (0.51%) Apache
10 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.41%) SAS
10 4 (0.41%) FileNet
10 4 (0.41%) WordPress
11 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.31%) EPiServer CMS
12 2 (0.21%) Moodle
12 2 (0.21%) nginx
12 2 (0.21%) Drupal
12 2 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 60 (6.18%) MS Visio
2 53 (5.46%) MS Excel
3 32 (3.30%) Photoshop
4 31 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.96%) MS Office
6 15 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (1.13%) OmniGraffle
7 11 (1.13%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.62%) InDesign
8 6 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (2.16%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.41%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.31%) SAP FI-GL
5 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.10%) Unica
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
2 32 (3.30%) Amazon S3
2 32 (3.30%) Amazon EMR
3 25 (2.57%) SaaS
4 6 (0.62%) IBM Blueworks
4 6 (0.62%) Force.com
5 4 (0.41%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.57%) Internet
2 23 (2.37%) HTTP
3 14 (1.44%) Network Security
4 10 (1.03%) CTI
5 5 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.51%) DSL
5 5 (0.51%) DNS
6 4 (0.41%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.31%) VPN
7 3 (0.31%) SSL
7 3 (0.31%) IPv4
7 3 (0.31%) IPv6
7 3 (0.31%) Broadband
8 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.21%) Intranet
9 1 (0.10%) Skype
9 1 (0.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.43%) MongoDB
2 39 (4.02%) SQL Server
3 35 (3.60%) Hadoop
4 32 (3.30%) Apache Hive
4 32 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 32 (3.30%) Mahout
4 32 (3.30%) Impala
4 32 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (2.68%) Big Data
7 20 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.85%) MySQL
9 16 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.34%) QlikView
11 11 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.72%) OLAP
15 6 (0.62%) Data Mart
15 6 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 106 (10.92%) JIRA
2 87 (8.96%) Selenium
3 79 (8.14%) Jenkins
4 75 (7.72%) Cucumber
5 63 (6.49%) Git (software)
6 56 (5.77%) WebDriver
7 41 (4.22%) Maven
8 32 (3.30%) QuickTest Pro
8 32 (3.30%) Yeoman
9 31 (3.19%) JUnit
10 29 (2.99%) Axure RP
11 25 (2.57%) Ant
12 22 (2.27%) JBehave
12 22 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (2.16%) TestNG
13 21 (2.16%) Eclipse
14 19 (1.96%) JMeter
15 18 (1.85%) Visual Studio
16 16 (1.65%) Subversion
16 16 (1.65%) SoapUI
General
1 207 (21.32%) Retail
2 184 (18.95%) Finance
3 108 (11.12%) Marketing
4 101 (10.40%) Banking
5 99 (10.20%) Telecoms
6 64 (6.59%) Advertising
7 41 (4.22%) Publishing
7 41 (4.22%) Games
8 33 (3.40%) Law
9 19 (1.96%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.34%) Legal
11 12 (1.24%) Retail Banking
12 10 (1.03%) Back Office
13 7 (0.72%) Automotive
14 6 (0.62%) Front Office
15 2 (0.21%) Local Government
15 2 (0.21%) Billing
16 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 508 (52.32%) Analyst
2 457 (47.06%) Business Analyst
3 114 (11.74%) Developer
4 107 (11.02%) Senior Analyst
5 96 (9.89%) Senior Business Analyst
6 83 (8.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 56 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 50 (5.15%) Designer
9 49 (5.05%) QA Engineer
10 44 (4.53%) Product Owner
11 35 (3.60%) Senior Developer
12 33 (3.40%) Product Manager
13 32 (3.30%) Data Scientist
13 32 (3.30%) UX Designer
14 28 (2.88%) Java Developer
15 27 (2.78%) Senior QA Engineer
16 25 (2.57%) Systems Analyst
16 25 (2.57%) Software Engineer
17 24 (2.47%) Test Analyst
17 24 (2.47%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (13.49%) HTML
2 103 (10.61%) CSS
3 96 (9.89%) XML
4 70 (7.21%) .NET
5 67 (6.90%) Web Services
6 50 (5.15%) SOAP
7 46 (4.74%) HTML5
8 44 (4.53%) Gherkin
9 38 (3.91%) REST
10 33 (3.40%) D3.js
10 33 (3.40%) JSON
10 33 (3.40%) Flash
11 32 (3.30%) SciPy
11 32 (3.30%) Natural Language Processing
11 32 (3.30%) Cascalog
11 32 (3.30%) Pandas
11 32 (3.30%) scikit-learn
12 31 (3.19%) Spring
13 30 (3.09%) CSS3
14 29 (2.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 184 (18.95%) User Experience
2 156 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (8.03%) Mobile App
4 69 (7.11%) Open Source
5 46 (4.74%) Visualisation
6 42 (4.33%) FMCG
7 33 (3.40%) Computer Science
8 28 (2.88%) iPhone
8 28 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (2.37%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.54%) Blackberry
10 15 (1.54%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.44%) W3C
11 14 (1.44%) Credit Risk
12 13 (1.34%) Wiki
12 13 (1.34%) iPad
13 12 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.24%) NHS
14 11 (1.13%) Blog
14 11 (1.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 77 (7.93%) Apple iOS
2 52 (5.36%) Android
3 17 (1.75%) Windows
4 14 (1.44%) UNIX
4 14 (1.44%) Windows Phone
5 9 (0.93%) Linux
6 8 (0.82%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 782 (80.54%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (40.16%) Scrum
3 228 (23.48%) E-Commerce
4 225 (23.17%) Business Analysis
5 205 (21.11%) Use Case
6 161 (16.58%) Project Management
7 136 (14.01%) TDD
8 134 (13.80%) Waterfall
9 131 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
10 123 (12.67%) BDD
11 111 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 107 (11.02%) UML
13 103 (10.61%) Software Delivery
14 98 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 93 (9.58%) Test Scripting
16 92 (9.47%) Analytics
17 87 (8.96%) CRM
18 66 (6.80%) MVC
18 66 (6.80%) Unit Testing
19 59 (6.08%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (19.26%) SQL
2 135 (13.90%) JavaScript
3 131 (13.49%) Java
4 94 (9.68%) C#
5 48 (4.94%) Python
6 40 (4.12%) Ruby
7 38 (3.91%) PHP
8 32 (3.30%) VBA
8 32 (3.30%) Bash Shell
8 32 (3.30%) Clojure
9 24 (2.47%) R
10 23 (2.37%) Objective-C
11 15 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.34%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.24%) Groovy
14 11 (1.13%) Scala
14 11 (1.13%) C
15 9 (0.93%) C++
16 7 (0.72%) Apex Code
17 6 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (10.71%) ISEB
2 93 (9.58%) Degree
3 15 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.31%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.21%) IIBA
8 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.10%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (23.48%) QA
2 12 (1.24%) Basel III
3 11 (1.13%) CRD IV
3 11 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.13%) Basel II
4 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (3.30%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.41%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 32 (3.30%) Vagrant
2 11 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.51%) Puppet
3 5 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (5.46%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.33%) Oracle
3 27 (2.78%) IBM
4 24 (2.47%) Google
5 17 (1.75%) Adobe
6 16 (1.65%) SAP
7 15 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.54%) Apple
8 14 (1.44%) Cisco
8 14 (1.44%) Sourcefire
9 13 (1.34%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.03%) KANA
10 10 (1.03%) Guidewire
11 6 (0.62%) iRise
12 5 (0.51%) SEEBURGER
12 5 (0.51%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.41%) Tableau
13 4 (0.41%) Coverity
13 4 (0.41%) hybris
13 4 (0.41%) WorldPay
London
Open Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Dependent on Experience + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus a £25k benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55k - £70k per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + To be Negotiated.
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £66000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 5 days ago